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Bio-Dome (1996)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  12 January 1996 (USA)
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Moronic best friends get themselves locked inside the Bio-Dome, a science experiment, along with a group of environmental scientists for one year.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Olivia Biggs
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Mimi Simkins
T.C. Romulus
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Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends could care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists begin a mission to live inside a "Bio-Dome" for a year without outside contact, Bud and Doyle mistakingly become part of the project themselves. The two must then learn how to protect the Earth and help the scientists complete their mission. Written by Anonymous

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Bud and Doyle are here to save the world. But who's gonna save the world from Bud and Doyle? See more »



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude language, sex-related material and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 January 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Biodome  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)


$26,757,000 (USA)

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The news footage about Buttercup the clown being shot is a parody of the Zappruder film, which captured John F. Kennedy's assassination. See more »


When Bud and Doyle try and get out the main exit in a Sherman tank, Olivia says that nothing comes in our out, not even air. However, a large crack under the "airtight" door is letting light in. See more »


Doyle: I've never quit anything in my life except for Chinese calligraphy, my thesis: "Tuna and You - The Early Years", Kangaroo Anatomy, Toe Photography, booger sculpture and masturbation. Well, maybe not masturbation but give me a break it's the only thing I'm good at.
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Written by Francis Garcia and Jeramy Nugent
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"If you were yogurt....?"
27 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a 50/50 movie, you either love it or you hate it. Funny lines are few and far between, but do exist. The rest of the film is just mindless humor that wasn't funny even for mindless humor. Great for Pauly Shore fans and for those who enjoy slapstick comedy. Otherwise the other 99.9% of the population will probably tire quickly of the lame jokes and one dimensional, almost cartoon like characters. You have to wonder why anyone thought it was a good idea to go ahead and make it. The movie ensnares the viewer by opening with a promising start. The movie quickly deteriorates from there. Stephen Baldwin only adds to the overall idiocy. As if one bad actor wasn't enough.

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